soil or acrylic paint;
Mosaic ceramic or glass;
nippers for mosaics or conventional;
spatula or trowel;
sponge, dry cloth.
Be prepared to provide the desired sketch for decorating the surface. It is better to begin to come up with a not too complicated figure.
Prime the surface. You can use any color of the soil. Leave to dry completely.
Pencil, apply the desired pattern on kupyurnitsu.
Make a mosaic, according to the figure. You can also use beads, glass beads, marbles, buttons, and other items for decoration to your taste.
Start from the edge of the mosaic glued boxes, leaving small gaps of about 2 mm. If the edges are rounded at the product, Bite clippers desired size. When the whole picture will meet in a single unit, set aside until the adhesive dries.
Prepare the grout according to the instructions. Then apply a palette knife or rubber spatula over the surface of the workpiece. Work steadily, filling all the joints and removing the excess grout. Approximate setting time of grout around 30 minutes.
Remove excess with a damp sponge.
Then carefully wipe with a dry cloth.
Finish work and paint it inside and out with acrylic paint and cover with acrylic paint.
Master-class was made by me for the book “Gifts own hands” co-authored with E.Pavlovoy slightly revised and supplemented.